The Users Page is found in the Administration section of the Platform. Users are those Contacts who can log into MinistryPlatform, Portal or other applications.
A User record is one of the 5 main records and must always have a Contact record. The email address from the Contact is always used for sending Messages, even though there is an email field in the User record.
Initially, a User has no rights in MinistryPlatform.
If a User does not have access to the MinstryPlatform, the User receives the following error when attempting to login to the platform: You are not authorized to access this application.
See User Permissions
There are several ways to create Users. See Creating User Accounts
Deleting Users is not recommended. See Deleting User Accounts
In addition to permissions granted by Security Roles, the Admin field on the User record unlocks certain features:
In addition to permissions granted by Security Roles, the Setup Admin field on the User record unlocks the System Setup and System Lookup Sections where you can manage Pages (Nouns), Sub-Pages, Views, Tools, Reports and other records.
A SPoC can work with Support to change password requirements. The password requirements are system-wide, meaning it impacts Platform, Portal, and Check-In Suite users. Typical password requirement options are:
Note - In any of the above, special characters are valid but not required, except for option 4.
New Users who authenticate for the first time will be prompted to set their Time Zone and Locale. These values can be found and changed on the User Account record if prompt is ignored. If null values exist, the user will inherit the Time Zone and Locale of the Domain record.
Keywords: Password Complexity